Chenopodiaceae Atriplex rosea L.

Tumbling Saltweed

Navajo, Ramah - Dye, Black

Use documented by:
Vestal, Paul A., 1952, The Ethnobotany of the Ramah Navaho, Papers of the Peabody Museum of American Archaeology and Ethnology 40(4):1-94, page 24

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Scientific name: Atriplex rosea L.
USDA symbol: ATRO (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Tumbling Saltweed
Family: Chenopodiaceae
Family (APG): Amaranthaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Dye
Use sub-category: Black
Notes: Used as a black dye.

RECRD: 10464 id: 6715